Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:
Type of Events Held:
- Lecture/ Briefing
- Open House
- School Program
- Elementary school students(1-5)
- High School students(9-12)
- Middle school students(6-8)
- University students
Approximate Number of People Reached:
Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:
We conducted numerous age-appropriate brain lessons at local elementary, middle, and high school including Make Your Own Neuron, Brain Tricks, and Sheep Brain Dissections. Our goals continue to be to encourage interests and passion for neuroscience in our community. By growing and expanding to more rural areas, we increased our reach this year by 44 classrooms and almost 500 students.
Event Planning & Publicity
Publicity Methods Used:
- Press Release/Media Advisory
- Social Media
Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?
Of the Dana Foundation publications/resources distributed at your event(s), if any, please indicate the three most popular. Please choose up to three. If "other," please indicate below:
- BAW Stickers
- BAW Pencils
- Brain-shaped Erasers
What other downloadable materials would you like the Foundation to provide?
- New Puzzles/Games
- New Coloring Sheets
Which BAW graphic materials did you use in publicizing your events?
- BAW Flyer
Feedback & Keys to Success
How do you feel BAW participation benefited your organization and the local community?
Feedback from the schools and teachers has been overwhelmingly positive. Two more schools were added from 2018 to 2019 with two more out-of-district schools requesting future demonstrations.
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